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This Practice Note provides a summary of the common law and conventions governing international carriage by air. It explains the liability of the...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
Precedents
Option 1—deed executed by a company under its common seal (model articles, where the authorised signatory is an...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note deals with the relationships arising between principals, agents and third parties with whom the agent deals on the principal’s...
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9th Nov
Precedents
DRAFTING FOR BREXIT: For the latest information on the impact of Brexit on the drafting, negotiation and enforceability of this Precedent, see...
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Produced in partnership with Paul de Vince and Jagdeep Singh of Gateley Plc 12th Jan
Practice notes
This Practice Note sets out guidance upon the meaning, use and importance of commonly used terms in exclusion and limitation of liability clauses in...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Wright of Fladgate 12th Jan
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Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note explains the law relating to charterparties in the context of an arrangement for the carriage of goods by sea. It explains the key...
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Produced in partnership with Quentin Tannock of 4 Pump Court and James Watthey of 4 Pump Court 12th Jan
Practice notes
Brexit: As of exit day (11pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
This Practice Note considers agreements to agree, and why an agreement to agree certain contractual terms at a future date has traditionally been held...
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9th Nov
Practice notes
BrexitAs of exit day (11 pm on 31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note summarises the law, guidance and practice relating to the variation of contracts and deeds. It explains how a contract or deed can...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note concerns repudiation and sets out what a repudiatory breach of contract means. It explains how a repudiatory breach goes to the...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as...
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9th Nov
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This Practice Note considers the meaning and use of conditions precedent in commercial arrangements. It also considers typical conditions precedent...
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9th Nov
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ContractWhere a contract is made by two or more parties it may contain a promise or obligation made by two or more of those parties. Any such promise...
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9th Nov

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Example institutional and ad hoc model arbitration clausesWhile parties may decide to refer a dispute to arbitration after it has arisen (sometimes...
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16th May
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Arbitration—an introduction to the key features of arbitrationThis Practice Note provides an introduction to arbitration and its key features, with a...
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Produced in partnership with Simmons & Simmons 16th May
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Marine insurance—general principlesThis Practice Note describes the main principles of marine insurance as governed by the Marine Insurance Act 1906....
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16th May
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International comparator toolThe International comparator tool is designed to allow you to compare legal differences across two or more jurisdictions...
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16th May
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Scope and impact of vicarious liabilityEmployees, workers, contractors and othersIn Various Claimants v Catholic Child Welfare Society, Lord Phillips...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Wilson 16th May
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Rome II—the general rule and displacing the general rule This Practice Note is for use when determining applicable law in respect of events giving...
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15th May
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Forming enforceable contracts—certaintyThe terms of an agreement may be so vague or uncertain as to be meaningless and therefore unenforceable....
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15th May
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Assigning contracts—common scenarios and considerationsThis Practice Note identifies a number of common assignment scenarios and key considerations...
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15th May
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Contract interpretation—admissibility of pre-contractual negotiations and statementsWhen advising on contractual construction you should consider:•the...
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15th May
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Forming enforceable contracts—offerThis Practice Note considers the requirements for a legally binding offer. In so doing, it considers:•what we mean...
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15th May
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Applicable law clausesThis Practice Note considers applicable law clauses also known as governing law clauses, proper law clauses or choice of law...
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15th May
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Contract interpretation—terms implied by lawExpress and implied contractual terms distinguishedContractual terms may be either express or...
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15th May
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Contract interpretation—when is a statement a representation or a contractual term?What are contractual terms?The terms of a contract define the...
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15th May
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Third party rights—the common law doctrine of privity of contractThis Practice Note discusses the common law doctrine of privity of contract; the...
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15th May
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Contract interpretation—interpreting entire agreement clausesParties may often seek to specify that the entirety of their contractual relationship is...
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15th May
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Forming enforceable contracts—agent's authority to contractTwo types of agent's authority to contract on behalf of its principalIn the context of...
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15th May
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Negotiating damages for contractual breachThis Practice Note considers what ‘negotiating damages’ (previously sometimes known as Wrotham Park damages)...
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15th May
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Tracker—Hague Convention on Choice of Courts AgreementsThis Tracker is for use when determining whether a country is a signatory to the Hague...
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Produced in partnership with Cara North of Lipman Karas 15th May
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Contract interpretation—admissibility of surrounding documentsContract interpretation—starting point—the contract itselfUnless alleging mistake, fraud...
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15th May
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Limitation Act 1980—general applicationIn this Practice Note, the Limitation Act 1980 is referred to as LA 1980.The function of limitation...
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15th May

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